Church priest arrested for `molestation` bid

A 63-year-old priest of a church here was arrested on Saturday on charges of attempting to outrage the modesty of a woman during prayers.

Last Updated: Mar 16, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Coimbatore: A 63-year-old priest of a church here was arrested on Saturday on charges of attempting to outrage the modesty of a woman during prayers.
John Mark, the priest of CSI Church, was arrested on a complaint from the 48-year-old woman, police said.

The woman, in her complaint lodged with the City Police Commissioner`s office, alleged that the priest made advances towards her and touched her when she was attending prayers on March 10.

A case under different IPC sections had been registered against Mark, police added.

PTI